John Brown University

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School Overview

John Brown University (JBU) is a private Christian school that was founded in 1919 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The university’s campus sits on 200 acres. In addition to its main campus in Siloam Springs, JPB has regional education centers located in Fort Smith, Little Rock, and Rogers, Arkansas.

As of the 2011-2012 school year, JBU had 2,138 students, of which 1,279 of them were undergraduates. Out of its undergraduates, 878 lived on campus. Students at JBU come from 44 countries and 41 states.

JBU’s athletic departments compete in the Sooner Athletic Conference. JBU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The US News & World Report ranked JBU first among the regional four-year schools in 2011 for the 2012 publication (in the Southern region).

General Information

Admission Office

2000 West University Street

Siloam Springs, AR 72761-2121

(479) 524-7286

(877) 528-4636

Fax: (479) 524-4196



Contact: Don Crandall

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

2000 West University Street

Siloam Springs, AR 72761-2121

(479) 524-9500

www.jbu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,709

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 310

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,674

Graduate enrollment: 308

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Construction Management B
International Business B
Leadership and management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A,B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism A,B
Public Relations A,B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Education
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

Engineering
Engineering – General B

Engineering Technologies
vElectromechanical Technologies A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Community Services B

Foreign Language & Literature
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations
Missionary Studies B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

John Brown University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(479) 524-9500
Website:www.jbu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.jbu.edu/apply/
Address:2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,708
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,088 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,324
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,324
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,095

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

John Brown University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at John Brown University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services182
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs14
Education54
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs12
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations41
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total15469

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at John Brown University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Psychology1
Grand total31

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at John Brown University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,324
Out-of-state$25,324
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,152
Out-of-state$13,152

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid35599%
Grant or scholarship aid35599%$17,095
Student loan aid19053%$6,907

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,48370%$15,663
Federal student loans94845%$7,128

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for John Brown University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled John Brown University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,206415791
Percent admitted100%82%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%30%25%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

John Brown University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,708
Undergraduate enrollment2,017
Graduate enrollment691

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

John Brown University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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